GOVERNING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Following are the binding Terms and Conditions governing the use of the spiritualseekerbookswap.com, website. This Agreement and the stipulated terms and conditions therein, are in binding effect as of September 10, 2010 and will continue in effect thereafter until otherwise solely decided by spiritualseekerbookswap.com.

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Following are the binding Terms and Conditions governing the use of the spiritualseekerbookswap.com, website. This Agreement and the stipulated terms and conditions therein, are in binding effect as of September 10, 2010 and will continue in effect thereafter until otherwise solely decided by spiritualseekerbookswap.com.

2. GENERAL

2.1 spiritualseekerbookswap.com acts as a venue that allows registered users to swap/exchange books, as such, we are not involved in transactions, negotiations, and business deals and or otherwise between buyers and sellers. Therefore, spiritualseekerbookswap.com has no control, nor it represents to have any control that being expressed or implied over the quality, safety or legality of the items advertised herein, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of users to provide books, or the legitimacy of any users supplying or obtaining books. Do not assume that the offer of any book is valid and legal simply because it is listed on our website. We are not responsible for ensuring that users actually complete a transaction. You accept sole responsibility for the legality of your actions under all the governing laws applying to and applicable to you.

2.2 You shall not use spiritualseekerbookswap.com, or attempt to swap, anything other than books or other printed matter, and all items listed within this website shall abide by section 2.3 of these terms and conditions, but not limited to.

2.3 You shall NOT register or swap books which contain:

  • Nudity, pornographic and/or obscene material of any kind without exception;
  • Any advertising material for any business purpose of any kind without exception other than the exchange of books and or printed media which is governed by the terms and conditions stipulated herein for the sole use of the spiritualseekerbookswap.com;
  • Racist and/or material showing prejudice of any kind without exception
  • Material that is likely to incite hatred against any person or group regardless of race, nationality, religious faith and/or denomination of any kind without exception;
  • Defamatory and/or otherwise actionable material of any kind without exception;
  • Images of any criminal and/or unlawful act/s and/or acts that could be construed as acts of offense of any kind without exception;
  • Material that breaches any governing and/or applicable laws or legislation, that being for County, Municipality, State and/or Federal, but not limited to, of any kind without exception.

We do not accept any obligation and we will not be held responsible at any time to protect you by your use of this website, legally and/or otherwise from the items listed above as the terms and conditions governing the use of this website, but not limited to, and/or any other items considered to be unlawful, offensive and/or harmful, but not limited to.

2.4 We may without notice and at our sole discretion ban, delete or remove any book that has been registered with spiritualseekerbookswap.com.

3. THE BOOK SWAPPING/EXCHANGE PROCESS

3.1 By agreeing to swap/exchange books with any other user you are entering into an agreement with that user that you will mail their selected book to their given address and/or given destination within 2 business days of the swap date being agreed on by both parties. If you are initiating a swap/exchange you are agreeing that your book list is up-to-date and that you have the ability to post any one of the books on this list within 2 business days of the swap/exchange date being agreed on by the other user. If another user has initiated the swap/exchange and you are accepting it, then you are agreeing to mail and/or ship the user’s selected book to them, to their given address and/or given destination within 2 business days.

3.2 By agreeing to swap/exchange books and or any printed material with another user you are also agreeing that we will give your mailing address, and possibly your email address to the user whom you have agreed to swap/exchange with. We take no responsibility for any misuse of this information, and/or any other information users willingly accept to swap/exchange, and for which the spiritualseekerbookswap.com accepts no responsibility for the interchange of information among users, inclusive of any and all potential consequences that could result from the interchange of information among users that being personal and/or otherwise, nor shall the spiritualseekerbookswap.com will accept, nor will it be held responsible for any liability and/or responsibilities from all consequential actions resulting from the book swap/exchange dealings in part and/or in whole.

4. ADVICE

The contents of the Website do not constitute advice of any kind nor it is the intent of this Website to offer advice and/or recommendations, therefore, any and all of the contents of the Website that being books, printed media, posted comments but not limited to, shall not be relied upon as advice for any matter without limitations.

5. CHANGES TO WEBSITE

spiritualseekerbookswap.com reserves the right to:

5.1 modify, revise, change, delete or remove (temporarily or permanently, partial and/or in whole) the Website or any part of it without notice; in addition, the spiritualseekerbookswap.com shall not be liable to you for any such modifications, revisions, changes, deletions and/or removal partial and/or in whole; and

5.2 modify, revise and/or change these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of, including but not limited to logging into the Website shall be deemed to be your unconditional acceptance of such modifications, revisions and/or changes.

6. YOUR MEMBERSHIP AND CONDUCT

6.1 We reserve the right to: (a) suspend or terminate any member’s access to spiritualseekerbookswap.com, in part and/or in whole, and/or; (b) edit, or require the Member to edit any and/or all material posted on spiritualseekerbookswap.com. Any person whose access has been denied, suspended and/or terminated shall not re-register for, or try to re-access, spiritualseekerbookswap.com without our prior approval and consent. You are solely responsible for everything that is done on or through spiritualseekerbookswap.com while your membership account is logged on, by the account holder and/or any other person using the account holder’s account that being authorized and/or unauthorized by the registered account holder. Although, we will never purposefully disclose any of your membership account details to another person, entity and/or organization except for those necessary to carry out the swapping process, we are not responsible for the interception or disclosure of your account details at any time by any other entity than the spiritualseekerbookswap.com.

6.2 You shall not register more than one membership account with spiritualseekerbookswap.com. All information entered for the purposes of registering for use of the site shall be accurate and lawful and within all parameters of the law.

6.3 You must not transmit through spiritualseekerbookswap.com any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene and/or otherwise objectionable material, but not limited to. You must also not transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal and/or unlawful act and/or offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise breach any applicable and/or governing law or regulation. You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our computer system or the computer systems of any other member.

6.4 You will have to provide your email address in order to register and for the book swapping use of this website. Your email address will help us to verify your identity on future visits. In the event that you register using a non-existent email address or an email address that belongs to someone else, spiritualseekerbookswap.com may terminate your account without notice at any given time.

6.5 spiritualseekerbookswap.com allows members to leave ratings (between 1 and 5) and feedback comments based on their experience of the use of the Website. You acknowledge and accept that ratings and feedback relating to your swapping dealings, inclusive of but not limited to your listed items, availability of the listed items, shipping timeframes, etc., within the Website will be available for viewing by any person using the Website. We do not view, review and/or check any and/or all of the ratings and feedback, and are not responsible for checking or editing the ratings or feedback on the Site. We do not accept any responsibility for the postings and/or contents of these reviews. By accepting the Terms and Conditions of the spiritualseekerbookswap.com, you consent to the publication of ratings and feedback, even though these may be critical or defamatory. You release spiritualseekerbookswap.com and any and all of its employees and/or agents, but not all inclusive and/or limited to, from any and all liability in relation to the publication of defamatory comments in ratings and feedback, even though we may be aware of such comments; and waive all rights against spiritualseekerbookswap.com and its employees and agents in relation to any and all liability in relation to the publication of defamatory comments in ratings and feedback, even though we may be aware of such comments.

6.6 When submitting ratings and feedback for another member you shall comply with the Feedback Guidelines, without exceptions taken in partial and/or in whole. You agree to indemnify and hold spiritualseekerbookswap.com and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities that may arise, including but not limited to, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to ratings and feedback left by you on the Website and/or as a result of your dealings and/or course of action during access and/or by the use of the spiritualseekerbookswap.com.

6.7 If you fail to send a book as agreed during the swapping process or send offensive or inappropriate content to any spiritualseekerbookswap.com user; or post or send offensive or inappropriate contents/materials anywhere on or to spiritualseekerbookswap.com (including the Community) or otherwise engage in any disruptive behavior on spiritualseekerbookswap.com, and spiritualseekerbookswap.com considers such behavior to be serious, harmful, inappropriate and/or repeated, but not limited to, then spiritualseekerbookswap.com may use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop any further such infringements, at your sole responsibility that being financial, recovery of damages, legal costs and/or otherwise.

7. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others and for which the spiritualseekerbookswap.com has no control over and/or responsibility for, in part and/or in whole. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

8. COPYRIGHT

8.1 All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics, and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by and/or licensed to spiritualseekerbookswap.com or otherwise used by spiritualseekerbookswap.com as permitted by law.

8.2 In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without prior consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.

9. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

9.1 The Website is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy of the items and materials listed within.

9.2 To the extent permitted by law, spiritualseekerbookswap.com will not be held liable and/or responsible for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.

9.3 spiritualseekerbookswap.com makes no warranty, expressed and/or implied that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive, therefore, we will not be held liable and/or responsible for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.

10. INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold spiritualseekerbookswap.com and its employees and agents harmless from and against any and all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against spiritualseekerbookswap.com arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

11. SEVERANCE

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any Court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be deleted and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable to the full extent of the law.

12. GOVERNING LAW

These Terms and Conditions in part and/or in whole shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Florida, USA and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Florida, USA Courts.

13. SPIRITUALSEEKERBOOKSSWAP COMMUNITY RULES

13.1 You agree to use the spiritualseekerbookswap.com Communities (including Forums) in accordance with the following Community Rules.
About your posts:

  • Any and all contributions and/or postings, including of all listed materials but not limited to must be civil and tasteful.
  • No disruptive, offensive or abusive behavior: contributions must be constructive and polite, not mean-spirited or contributed with the intention of causing trouble.
  • No unlawful or objectionable content: unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, racially offensive or otherwise objectionable material is not acceptable.
  • Images of any criminal act
  • No spamming or off-topic material: we don’t allow the submission of the same or very similar contributions many times. Please don’t re-submit your contribution to more than one discussion, or contribute off-topic material in Subject-specific areas.
  • No advertising.
  • Contributions containing languages other than English may be removed.
  • No inappropriate (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc) user names.
  • Deliberate misuse of the report abuse facility is not permitted. If you persist in doing this action may be taken against your account.

14.SAFETY:

We advise and recommend that you should never reveal any personal and/or otherwise information about yourself or anyone else (for example: telephone number, home address or email address, financial information, but not limited to), and please do not include postal addresses of any kind.

15. ABOUT THE LAW:

You may not submit any defamatory or illegal material of any nature in the spiritualseekerbookswap.com Community. This includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio. Contributing material with the intention of committing or promoting an illegal act is strictly prohibited. You agree to only submit materials which are your own original work. You must not violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, privacy, and publicity, personal or proprietary rights. The views expressed in spiritualseekerbookswap.com Community areas are those of members of the public and are not necessarily those of Spiritual Seeker Bookswap, Inc.

16. IF YOU BREACH THESE TERMS OF USE:

If you fail to abide by these Community Rules when taking part in a spiritualseekerbookswap.com Community activity, you will be sent an e-mail which informs you why your contribution has been failed or edited. This mail will also include a warning that continuing to break the rules may result in action being taken against your account or accounts. This action may include your relevant account or accounts being placed into pre-moderation or a temporary or permanent suspension of your ability to participate in any or all of spiritualseekerbookswap.com. spiritualseekerbookswap.com reserves the right to delete any contribution, or take action against any account, at any time, for any reason.